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Buying and Selling

  • Wherever houses are haunted by misfortune, Teru Oshima wants to hear about it. He built one of Japan’s most popular real-estate websites by mapping properties with histories of ghastly events.
    Created: 11/27/2014 11:35:06 PM
  • David Simon's plan to build a retail real-estate empire in Europe similar to the one his family built in the U.S. took a big step with the planned merger between France's Klépierre and Dutch rival Corio.
    Created: 8/26/2014 11:32:10 PM
  • Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.
    Created: 5/16/2014 2:12:19 PM
  • China's central bank said it would strengthen its monitoring of default risk from loans to the property sector, local government financing companies and industries struggling with overcapacity.
    Created: 5/6/2014 9:12:10 PM
  • Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.
    Created: 9/21/2013 7:59:46 AM
  • A Montessori school that made its home in a 50-foot-wide stone palace since 1970 has closed, making way for what could be the most expensive private mansion ever sold, not only in Park Slope but in all of Brooklyn.
    Created: 11/13/2012 6:43:08 PM
  • Marine Park, a solidly middle-class enclave of attached and detached single-family homes, is the kind of place where neighbors check in on neighbors, some of whom have known each other's families for generations.
    Created: 11/2/2012 9:14:19 PM
  • For homeowners Stephen Olsen and Cristina Delgado, the history of 42 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights has been like a picture puzzle that they have tried to piece together over time.
    Created: 10/18/2012 10:52:26 AM
  • A Cape Cod estate previously listed for $12.5 million hits the auction block; in Dallas, a Mount Vernon replica formerly owned by oil tycoon H.L. Hunt lists for $24.9 million; a large Texas ranch formerly asking $44 million goes up for auction.
    Created: 10/15/2012 8:47:17 AM
  • This French-château-style house, with a marble entrance, two greenhouses and a gold-leaf ceiling in the ballroom, sits in California's high-tech capital.
    Created: 9/27/2012 9:26:46 PM
  • An Italian villa-style home in Los Angeles lists for $30 million; a Nevada ranch goes on the market for $29.6 million; a Sydney waterfront estate asks $57.4 million.
    Created: 9/27/2012 8:30:40 PM
  • This V-shaped, roughly 6,500-square-foot home in the U.S. Virgin Islands is just a stone's throw from the beach.
    Created: 9/24/2012 7:45:20 PM
  • This four-bedroom, six-story house with elevator is one of three newly-built family-sized townhouses on a quiet residential street in London's Chelsea neighborhood.
    Created: 9/24/2012 7:24:38 AM
  • Built in the early 1900s, this 21,000-square-foot estate in Westchester County was painstakingly renovated to both restore and revive the original spirit of the home.
    Created: 9/24/2012 6:45:41 AM
  • This contemporary home with views of the South China Sea is located on Hainan Island, which local residents call China's Hawaii.
    Created: 9/23/2012 9:16:02 PM
  • "Real Housewives" cast members list their Beverly Hills home for $26 million; an East Hampton home goes on the market for $25 million; late philanthropists' home in San Francisco goes into contract.
    Created: 9/21/2012 11:16:01 AM
  • This property is owned by one of Australia's leading philanthropists. It includes a boat pen for a 100-foot-long vessel, three slipways and a fully equipped workshop with 1,055-gallon diesel and gas tanks for refueling boats.
    Created: 9/20/2012 9:40:45 PM
  • A 17,000-square-foot home on the Puget Sound was custom built to house a 1920s-era theater organ with more than 3,000 pipes.
    Created: 9/20/2012 6:51:25 PM
  • A Miami home raises its asking price by 28% to $40 million; a Montana ranch owned by Brock Candy heir asks $9.5 million; actress Marsha Mason asks more for a New Mexico farm.
    Created: 9/20/2012 11:43:39 AM
  • Located in Old Town, this 1,260-square-foot apartment is in a 17th-century house with medieval foundations.
    Created: 9/20/2012 11:43:10 AM
  • A Kauai property featured in "Jurassic Park" lists for $25 million; an East Hampton house cuts its price 25% to $30 million.
    Created: 9/20/2012 11:35:32 AM
  • You can fish from just outside the living room of this home on 214 acres near Park City, Utah.
    Created: 9/20/2012 11:34:23 AM
  • The Silicon Valley estate of Elizabeth Dresser Flood, whose husband was the grandson of Comstock legend James Clair Flood, goes on the market asking $85 million.
    Created: 9/20/2012 11:33:40 AM
  • The longtime Parisian home of Renoir asks $9.9 million; a Manhattan townhouse lists for $12.4 million; an Apple executive buys in San Francisco for $17 million.
    Created: 9/20/2012 11:30:47 AM
  • This San Anselmo, Calif., house was built in the 1950s from a design by the famed architect.
    Created: 9/20/2012 11:23:18 AM